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Sistani versus Khamenei on Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha’abi

On 18 March 2020, it was claimed that the militia groups affiliated with Iraq’s top Shi’a cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, had...

Camp Taji Attacks: USA-Iran-Hashd Al-Shaabi Triangle in Iraq

The rocket attacks against the Camp Taji military base in the north of Baghdad, Iraq’s capital city on March 11, claimed the lives of two...

How a possible US withdrawal from Iraq affects Turkey

The U.S. assassinations of Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad as an attempt to irritate Iran flared up the long-standing debate...

Publications

The Role of United States of America in The Emergence and Strengthening of The Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham

The contemporary terrorist organizations mostly motivated by religious understanding and one of the best representatives of this new terror...

Protests in Iraq and the Economic Grounds Behind Them

A new wave of demonstrations has erupted in Iraq. Although the speed of the demonstrations that started on October 1, 2019, stopped within about a...

Election of Nechirvan Barzani as the President of KRG and its Implications

Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Vice President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Nechirvan Barzani took the...

2018 Parliamentary Elections and The Future of the KRG

Following long-lasting debates and a oneyear delay in the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), regional parliamentary elections were held on...

Iran-Iraq Transboundary Water Relations and Turkey

Iraq’s inability to break the vicious circle of war, embargo, occupation and civil war that the country has been experiencing since 1980 is the...

The Role of Tribes in the Political Process of KRG

Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is a political entity in the Federal Republic of Iraq that’s why in order to understand the...

What is Going on in Iraq’s Rich, Armed and Waterless Province Basra?

On July 8, 2018, protests broke out in Basra, Iraq’s richest province. In Basra, where about 80 percent of Iraq’s total oil production is...

A New Turn of Facing DAESH in Iraq: The Endless Security Problem

Thanks to the backing of international coalition forces, the Iraqi Armed Forces reestablished control in all cities and regions under the control of...